King Latem

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King Latem is a boss in Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors. He is one of several Mirror bosses which are available only after completing the main story. He is a Metal king slime and a member of the rare metal slime family of monsters.


King Latem will run from battle after 25 seconds. This gives the player only limited time in order to kill him. He has no attacks, only moving around constantly before running away. The player can greatly increase their chances of killing him by using the Metal king sword.

Level rewards[edit]

For more information, see Level scoring in Dragon Quest Swords


  • The name 'King Latem' is a play on words. 'Latem' is simply 'Metal' spelled backwards. King Metal was the original localized name for the Metal king slime in various releases of the Dragon Quest series.